Assyrian Christian Army commander pays honor to fallen American troops

Commander Youkhana prays for the souls of Americans killed in Iraq.
Commander Youkhana prays for the souls of Americans killed in Iraq.

“We are not here to ask for visas. We don’t want to be refugees… Just help us with military support so we can protect ourselves and protect everybody else.”

With tears welling in his eyes,  Emmanuel Khoshaba Youkhana, commander of the Christian Assyrian Army was barely audible as he and his two chief advisors prayed in the language of Christ while paying their respects at Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60. That particular area is the section reserved for US troops who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq. Continue reading “Assyrian Christian Army commander pays honor to fallen American troops”